Tuesday, June 6 2017 23:26 MSK
Police task force operation near Notre Dame de Paris
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A man armed with a hammer attempted to attacked a police officer near Notre Dame de Paris cathedral. The police opened fire in return, wounding and stopping the assailant, CBS reports. As of 7 p.m. Kyiv time, there’s no information on the attacker's conditions.

According to Reuters, the policeman also suffered injuries.

For the time being, the law enforcers of Paris asked the locals and guests of the city to stay away from the cathedral, as the special operation is underway.    

Earlier Chechen volunteer Osmaev fully recovered after gunshot wound

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